Cocktail Issue: Jonathan Gold’s guide to drinking and more

Welcome to the Los Angeles Times Cocktail Issue, a terrific compendium of Jonathan Gold's 26 favorite cocktails, a consideration of great bartenders, mocktails, cocktail ice, bar gear -- and what to eat with all those martinis.

The Cocktail Issue

Negroni cocktail

(Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)

26 great cocktails in Los Angeles

Cheers! It’s six o’clock somewhere. And while your attention may have been diverted elsewhere, Los Angeles has become a first-rate cocktail town. May we refresh your drink? Read more